Release schedule 2021

March 2021

After an extremely busy 2020 I’ve been planning various releases for Tommy’s War which can be seen below.

The first figures to be released will be two in the general figure section (now prefixed BE, British Empire – all figures in that section will be updated to reflect that alongside Central Powers and Allies). These two figures are a Lewis Gunner No. 1 and No.2 marching and are labelled as belonging to the 28th Canadian Regiment – although they are exactly the same kit for any British, Irish, Australian, New Zealand and South African forces of 1917-18 (with the exception of Highland Scots).

The second release is the Tommy’s War 10 Year Anniversary special which depicts King George V and a Field Marshall walking alongside each other.

Both releases are currently in casting and I hope to release them in March 2021.

TW32BE55Private (1), 28th Bn Canadian EF, Mons 1918
TW32BE56Private (2), 28th Bn Canadian EF, Mons 1918
TW32S06The visit of King George V, France 1918
New British Empire releases from Tommy’s War – March 2021

Stock updates

In addition to the new releases for March, I am aiming to have a number of products from the existing ranges back in stock;

TW32S01The Affair at Nery
TW32ART1Ordnance QF 13 pounder
TW32ART2Ordnance QF 18 pounder
TW32ART3 Ordnance limber
TW32MOT1 Clyno Vickers motorcycle
TW32C02 Trooper, Warwickshire Yeomanry
TW32SC01German base section
TW32SC02British base section
TW32SC03Base sections; 5 bases/5 sides
New stock update (non-figures) from Tommy’s War – March 2021

There are also a number of figures coming back into stock in March 2021;

TW32002Private, 1st Bn Lincolnshire Regiment
TW32003Bombardier, Royal Horse Artillery
TW32006Sergeant, 2nd Bn Suffolk Regiment
TW32014Sergeant, 2nd Bn Welsh Regiment
TW32016 Sergeant, Princess Patricia’s Canadian LI
TW32028 Major, Royal Field Artillery
TW32029 Private, Machine Gun Corps
TW32031Rifleman, 10th Gurkha’s
TW32032Private, 1st Bn NZEF
TW32037Pilot RFC/RNAS
TW32038Balloon Observation Officer
TW32039Private, 1/4 Seaforth Highlanders
TW32040Major, 8th Bn London Regiment
TW32041Sergeant, 8th Bn London Regiment
TW32051Sergeant, 4th Bn KOYLI
TW32CP01Private, Turkish Infantry
TW32CP03Private 133 Infantry Regiment
TW32CP04Private 208 Infantry Regiment
TW32CP05Leutnant, Prussian Infantry
TW32CP10Hussar, Brunswick Hussar Regiment
TW32CP13Musketier, 1st Landsturm Bn
TW32AL01Marine, San Marco Regiment
New stock update (figures) from Tommy’s War – March 2021

April 2021

In April I plan to release six more figures in the Central Powers range. These are all part of a collection of masters purchased earlier this year, and are all once again sculpted by Nino Pizzichemi.

TW32CP18Oberleutnant, 3rd Light Infantry Reg, Udine October 1917
TW32CP19Musketier 48 Infantry Regiment, Mons 1914
TW32CP20Unteroffizier, Motor Transport Column, Macedonia 1916
TW32CP21 Shutze, 27 Light Infantry, Battle of Helsinki, April 1918
TW32CP22 Private (1), 15 Infanterie Regiment, Amiens 1918
TW32CP23 Private (2), 15 Infanterie Regiment, Amiens 1918
New Central Power releases from Tommy’s War – April/May 2021

At some point I hope to release the US infantry figure with Remington shotgun – this is back with Nino to move the hand position.

I’ll also look to have Gassed cast again (currently out of stock) alongside some more cavalry figures to ensure that I keep as much of the current listings in stock as possible.

The second half of 2021

Next on Nino’s workbench is the Vickers Machine Gun crew for the base previewed here. I don’t have a release date for that yet, but anticipate that being available in the second half of the year.

And that’s not all, I’m always researching new releases and my aim is to bring to you the finest range of World War One figures – that ambition hasn’t changed and I’ll be working hard through 2021 and into 2022.

Other activities 2021

As well as making sure new stock is in-place and working on new releases I’ll also be making a few more changes, which I hope you find positive;

  • Newsletters will now be available for all customers and will follow new releases. The first will be in March and will have images of the new releases plus the history behind the figures and more painting and modelling detail. All customers will be sent this newsletter when they place an order. If you order later in the year you’ll receive March’s newsletter and one for releases in April.
  • A new catalogue will be available around September/October 2021. For the 10 year anniversary this will be larger than usual (A4) and feature new photography – making it easier to spot and reference all the figures in the range!
  • Depending on the situation with Covid I’ll be at SMC 2021 and Euro (Folkestone) and Telford. Of course, at this point, I don’t know if they will go-ahead, but fingers crossed!
  • Loyalty points (shillings) will continue, this has been a really popular scheme so far and lots of customers have already converted their shillings into discounts!
  • Between September and December 2021 I’ll be releasing the four Collectors Club figures from 2016-2019 in limited numbers for everyone to purchase.

As you can see, I’m working hard to not only bring you new releases, but to get all the products into stock. It’s my aim to have everything available and in-stock by September 2021 and let’s hope we’ll be meeting-up at a show in the Autumn.

In the meantime, please take care and stay safe!